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The sun : an introduction

Author: Michael Stix
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2004, ©2002.
Series: Astronomy and astrophysics library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A wealth of new experimental and theoretical results has been obtained in solar physics since the first edition of this textbook appeared in 1989. Thus all nine chapters have been thoroughly revised,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Stix
ISBN: 3540207414 9783540207412
OCLC Number: 54392136
Notes: "Corrected second printing 2004"--Title page verso.
Description: xvi, 490 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Characteristics of the sun --
Internal structure --
Tools for solar observation --
The atmosphere --
Oscillations --
Convection --
Rotation --
Magnetism --
Chromosphere, corona, and solar wind.
Series Title: Astronomy and astrophysics library.
Responsibility: Michael Stix.
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From the reviews: "This is the definitive book on the physics of the sun, and if that's your interest, then I can thoroughly recommend it." (C.R. Kitchin, Astronomy Now, June 2003) "This is an Read more...

 
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